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“Our visit was prompted by the sudden and stunning loss of our daughter, E. We had no idea what to do or what to expect, but Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home was beyond helpful and understanding. You were so patient with us and let our son run all around the facility. We are grateful for how your group handled everything — so many things we had never thought about. Truly, we were blindsided and we thank you for helping us through these tough days.”
— S. and F.

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George S. Qunell

October 30, 1934 - October 21, 2012

George S. Qunell, age 77, a resident of Naperville, IL since 1969, died Sunday, October 21, 2012 at St. Patrick’s Residence, Naperville. He was born October 30, 1934 in Grandview Twp., MN.

Beloved father of Laurie Qunell of Lisle, IL, Gwen (Terry) Tracy of Louisville, KY, Jackie (Steve) Smith of Oswego, IL and Darren (Mimi) Qunell of Naperville, adored grandfather of Shannon and Joshua Leland; Wyatt and Bryce Sutton; Brittany and Travis Tracy; Nicole Suk; Samuel, Elly and Jon Qunell, cherished great-grandfather of Brennon, Aidan, Nate and Joseph Leland, devoted son of the late Ovid and Cecilia (nee Gregoire) Qunell, dear brother of Joan (the late Francis) Polfliet of Marshall, MN, Janet (Ed) McFarlin of Slayton, MN, Joyce Redding of Marshall, MN and the late Gloria (Dennis) Vien, Jean (Joseph) Clark and Robert Qunell, fond uncle of many, former spouse of Lucille Qunell.

George grew up in Cottonwood and Marshall, MN. He farmed before going to work for many years with Western-Cullen-Hayes, Inc., Chicago, IL, a company serving the railroad industry. George enjoyed refurbishing antique cars and was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Naperville.

Funeral Information

Visitation Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL 60540
Additional Visitation Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 from 9:00 - 10:00 at St. Patrick’s Residence, 1400 Brookdale Rd., Naperville, IL 60563.
A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 A.M. at St. Patrick’s Residence.
Interment: SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Patrick’s Residence, 1400 Brookdale Road, Naperville, IL 60563

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